Black is the color (from Five for Nina Simone) (Crys Armbrust)
- Editor: Crys Armbrust (submitted 2013-08-31). Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 116 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Scored for contralto, oboe, bassoon and piano. (Movement 4 of Five for Nina Simone, a five-movement work dedicated to Nina Simone.) Performance option to replace vocal part with appropriate instrument to blend with oboe, bassoon & piano.
Title: Black Is The Color
Composer: Crys Armbrust
Original text and translations
Black is the color of my true love's hair.
His face so soft and wondrous fair,
the purest eye and the strongest hand.
I love the ground on where he stands.